About Bryanna Plog

Bryanna Plog is an international traveler and author of two travel books. Plog's writing draws from her substantive travels in over 20 countries and her passion for the natural world and history. She is also an educator and park ranger with the U.S. National Park Service and has worked in parks in Utah, Alaska, and California. Originally from Western Washington, she now lives and works in New York City. Her next book project explores her travels to some of the most interesting and infamous volcanoes around the world.

Website: bryannaplog.com

Bryanna Plog’s Books

Make Sure You Have a Map

What’s the worst travel advice you’ve ever been given? Well-meaning counsel from friends, family, and fellow travelers such as “be careful what you eat,” “don’t accept gifts from people you don’t know,” and “never hitchhike” can be helpful—but what happens when you choose to go your own way? Through her journeys across six continents, traveler… [Read More]

Misspelled Paradise

What does “Colombia” bring to mind? This South American country has sometimes been misrepresented, only known for cocaine, guerrilla groups, coffee, and Shakira’s hips. In 2011, Bryanna Plog spent a year in the country to find out what the headlines might be missing (headlines, that let’s face it, sometimes misspelled the country as “Columbia.”). As… [Read More]

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